NEXT PROGRAM: Tuesday, May 9,
2017 at 7:30
pm at the College Park Airport Operations Building
"Brazil: Rio, Iguazu and the Pantanal"
presented by Gregory Kearns
long-time naturalist, rail and osprey bander/researcher and
photographer at Patuxent River Park for the Maryland-National Capital
Park and Planning Commission, spent time in Brazil on an exchange
program invitation through Partners of the Americas to consult on parks
and environmental issues. He will share these experiences
through his always fascinating stories and pictures as he explores Rio
de Janeiro, Iguazu Falls (one of the largest waterfalls in the world),
and the Pantanal. Learn about the natural history of the region
and see photographs of
creatures such as endangered golden lion tamarins, coatimundis,
capybaras, marsh deer, caiman, and a great diversity of birds,
including the Hyacinth Macaw, Red-legged Seriema, Black-collared Hawk,
Guira Cuckoo, and Jabiru, to name a few.
Visit the Programs
page for more details.
PGAS in the Community
During the month of May, PGAS will be coordinating an Itty Bitty Birdathon.
For a $10 tax-deductible entry fee, your team of 2 to 6 birders of any
skill level can count all birds seen (not just heard) anywhere in the
county for a single three-hour period. Enter by May 1 and submit
your results by June 11. View the announcement for more details.
On Saturday, May 14, 10 am-6 pm and on Sunday, May 15, 10 am-5 pm, PGAS will be represented at the Third Annual Greenbelt Green Man Festival.The
festival is an event filled with music, drum circles, arts, crafts, and
other vendors. Our volunteers will be located at a table outside of the
Roosevelt Center in Old Greenbelt.
On Saturday, September 2, we will have a table staffed at Information Day of the 63rd Annual Greenbelt Labor Day Festival.
Non-profit organizations spread out under the trees at the Roosevelt
Center (the plaza with the newly remodeled Art Deco movie theater
thatís at the heart of Old Greenbelt).
Visit the new Board Photos and Bios
page for information about the current Board of Directors.
See photos from some of our recent community events on the Photos
Please visit the Newsletter
page to see
the latest issue of The Bluebird
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|Welcome to the home page of the Prince George's Audubon
a local chapter of the National Audubon Society serving Audubon members
in the northern part of Prince George's County, Maryland. PGAS
established in 1972 as a non-profit organization with officers and a
of directors, all volunteers, elected by the general membership.
Membership in PGAS is obtained through the National Audubon
PGAS members receive our chaper newsletter, The Bluebird, and are
to actively participate in chapter activities including a monthly
series, bird walks, field trips, annual bird counts, and other special
This website is for members of PGAS to keep up to date
on program and
field trip schedules and other chapter activities. In addition,
website serves as a resource for non-members to find out more about
and PGAS and to explore the benefits of membership. Non-members
welcome to participate in our meetings and field trips and are free to
take advantage of the local birding and environmental information on
website as well as the links to a wide range of related information
on the internet. Of course, if you live in northern Prince
County we would love to have you as a PGAS member, and membership
is always available.